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  • Nonfiction Book Group
    1:00 PM-2:00 PM
    2019-03-01

    Event Category: Adult Book Groups

    Target Audience: Adults (18+)

    The Nonfiction Book Group meets the 1st Friday of each month from 1:00 to 2:00 p.m. in the library’s large meeting room.  Join us for some interesting reading and lively conversation.  No registration is required. All are welcome!  Free coffee, tea, and hot chocolate provided by the Friends of the Germantown Community Library!

    Visit our website or stop by the Reference Desk for specific dates and individual titles.

    Copies of the selected books are available at the Circulation Desk. Please bring your library card to check out a copy.

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  • Preschool Storytime
    9:30 AM-10:00 AM
    2019-03-05

    Preschool Storytime

    Event Category: Storytime

    Target Audience: Geared to 3 – 5 year olds, but children of all ages are welcome!

    Tuesdays @ 9:30 a.m. & 10:30 a.m.

    • No sign up is required, just drop in!
    • Storytime lasts about 30 minutes.
    • Storytime is followed by a craft or activity.

    Join us for stories, movement and music geared for preschoolers. Storytime is a great way to introduce growing kids to books, social interaction and lifelong learning!

    Preschool Storytime is held during specific sessions throughout the year.  Check our website for specific dates.

  • Preschool Storytime
    10:30 AM-11:00 AM
    2019-03-05

    Preschool Storytime

    Event Category: Storytime

    Target Audience: Geared to 3 – 5 year olds, but children of all ages are welcome!

    Tuesdays @ 9:30 a.m. & 10:30 a.m.

    • No sign up is required, just drop in!
    • Storytime lasts about 30 minutes.
    • Storytime is followed by a craft or activity.

    Join us for stories, movement and music geared for preschoolers. Storytime is a great way to introduce growing kids to books, social interaction and lifelong learning!

    Preschool Storytime is held during specific sessions throughout the year.  Check our website for specific dates.

  • Teen Game Nights
    4:00 PM-7:30 PM
    2019-03-05

    Teen Game Nights

    Drop on in for some games, snacks and video games for students in grade 6-12.

    January 8, February 11, March 5, April 17 & May 16

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  • Baby/Toddler Storytime
    9:30 AM-10:00 AM
    2019-03-06

    Baby/Toddler Storytime

    Event Category: Storytime

    Target Audience: Geared for ages 2 years-old and under, but children of all ages are welcome!

    Wednesdays @ 9:30 a.m. & 10:30 a.m.

    • No sign up is required, just drop in!
    • Storytime lasts about 30 minutes.
    • Storytime is followed by playtime or an activity.

    Join us for stories, movement and music geared for babies and toddlers. Storytime is a great way to introduce growing kids to books, social interaction and lifelong learning!

    Baby/Toddler Storytime is held during specific sessions throughout the year.  Check our website for specific dates

  • Baby/Toddler Storytime
    10:30 AM-11:00 AM
    2019-03-06

    Baby/Toddler Storytime

    Event Category: Storytime

    Target Audience: Geared for ages 2 years-old and under, but children of all ages are welcome!

    Wednesdays @ 9:30 a.m. & 10:30 a.m.

    • No sign up is required, just drop in!
    • Storytime lasts about 30 minutes.
    • Storytime is followed by playtime or an activity.

    Join us for stories, movement and music geared for babies and toddlers. Storytime is a great way to introduce growing kids to books, social interaction and lifelong learning!

    Baby/Toddler Storytime is held during specific sessions throughout the year.  Check our website for specific dates

  • Books on the Town Book Group
    6:00 PM-8:00 PM
    2019-03-06

    Event Category: Adult Book Groups

    Target Audience: Adults (18+)

    Books on the Town will meet June through August at 6:00 p.m. at various local restaurants. Join us for some interesting reading and lively conversation.

    Patrons will be responsible for purchase of their dinner and beverages.  Registration is required. Please call the library at 262-253-7760 to sign up.  Attendance is limited to 20 people.

    Copies of the selected books are available at the Circulation Desk. Please bring your library card to check out a copy.

    Visit our website or stop by the Reference Desk for specific dates and individual titles.

    Copies of the selected books are available at the Circulation Desk. Please bring your library card to check out a copy.

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  • Craft Circle
    4:00 PM-7:30 PM
    2019-03-07

    Stop in for a variety of different crafts.  Crafters of all skill levels are welcome and all supplies are provided.  Crafts are geared towards ages 8 to adult, but we will also have kids coloring and crafts available.

    January 3: Decorate a Tote Bag with Fabric Markers and Fabric Paints

    February 7: No-sew Heart (and Other Shape) Pillows

    March 7: DIY Magnets

    April 4: Spring Suncatchers

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  • Friends Meeting
    9:00 AM-10:00 AM
    2019-03-09

    Event Category: Friends of the Germantown Library

    Target Audience: Adults (18+)

    The Friends of the Germantown Community Library in Germantown, Wisconsin is a voluntary, non-profit group providing support and funding for the library.

    Meetings are held on the second Saturdays of the month at 9:00 a.m. at the library September – May.  All are welcome to attend!

    Visit the Friends website for additional information.

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  • Preschool Storytime
    9:30 AM-10:00 AM
    2019-03-12

    Preschool Storytime

    Event Category: Storytime

    Target Audience: Geared to 3 – 5 year olds, but children of all ages are welcome!

    Tuesdays @ 9:30 a.m. & 10:30 a.m.

    • No sign up is required, just drop in!
    • Storytime lasts about 30 minutes.
    • Storytime is followed by a craft or activity.

    Join us for stories, movement and music geared for preschoolers. Storytime is a great way to introduce growing kids to books, social interaction and lifelong learning!

    Preschool Storytime is held during specific sessions throughout the year.  Check our website for specific dates.

  • Preschool Storytime
    10:30 AM-11:00 AM
    2019-03-12

    Preschool Storytime

    Event Category: Storytime

    Target Audience: Geared to 3 – 5 year olds, but children of all ages are welcome!

    Tuesdays @ 9:30 a.m. & 10:30 a.m.

    • No sign up is required, just drop in!
    • Storytime lasts about 30 minutes.
    • Storytime is followed by a craft or activity.

    Join us for stories, movement and music geared for preschoolers. Storytime is a great way to introduce growing kids to books, social interaction and lifelong learning!

    Preschool Storytime is held during specific sessions throughout the year.  Check our website for specific dates.

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  • Baby/Toddler Storytime
    9:30 AM-10:00 AM
    2019-03-13

    Baby/Toddler Storytime

    Event Category: Storytime

    Target Audience: Geared for ages 2 years-old and under, but children of all ages are welcome!

    Wednesdays @ 9:30 a.m. & 10:30 a.m.

    • No sign up is required, just drop in!
    • Storytime lasts about 30 minutes.
    • Storytime is followed by playtime or an activity.

    Join us for stories, movement and music geared for babies and toddlers. Storytime is a great way to introduce growing kids to books, social interaction and lifelong learning!

    Baby/Toddler Storytime is held during specific sessions throughout the year.  Check our website for specific dates

  • Baby/Toddler Storytime
    10:30 AM-11:00 AM
    2019-03-13

    Baby/Toddler Storytime

    Event Category: Storytime

    Target Audience: Geared for ages 2 years-old and under, but children of all ages are welcome!

    Wednesdays @ 9:30 a.m. & 10:30 a.m.

    • No sign up is required, just drop in!
    • Storytime lasts about 30 minutes.
    • Storytime is followed by playtime or an activity.

    Join us for stories, movement and music geared for babies and toddlers. Storytime is a great way to introduce growing kids to books, social interaction and lifelong learning!

    Baby/Toddler Storytime is held during specific sessions throughout the year.  Check our website for specific dates

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  • Morning Book Group
    9:15 AM-10:15 AM
    2019-03-14

    Event Category: Adult Book Groups

    Target Audience: Adults (18+)

    The Morning Book Group meets the 2nd Thursday of each month from 9:15 to 10:15 a.m. in the library’s large meeting room. Join us for some interesting reading and lively conversation.  No registration is required. All are welcome!  Free coffee, tea, and hot chocolate provided by the Friends of the Germantown Community Library!

    Visit our website or stop by the Reference Desk for specific dates and individual titles.

    Copies of the selected books are available at the Circulation Desk. Please bring your library card to check out a copy.

  • Art in the Library
    6:00 PM-7:00 PM
    2019-03-14

    Art in the Library

    Event Category: Weekly & Monthly Youth Programs

    Target Audience: Geared for ages 3 & up

    Select Thursdays @ 6:00 p.m.

    Learn about a famous artist and replicate a piece of artwork by that artist. A new artist will be explored each storytime.  Geared for ages 5 & up.

    January 10, January 24, February 14, February 28, March 14, April 11 & April 25

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  • Creative Play Dates
    10:30 AM-12:00 PM
    2019-03-15

    Join Dare to Dream Theatre in this workshop designed to engage toddlers through creative play.  Activities include exploring elements of early literacy, creating artwork, meeting characters, and storytelling.  For kids 18 months to 5 years.

    January 18, February 15, March 15, April 12 & May 17

    Thank you to the Friends of the Germantown Community Library for their generous support of this program!

  • History Buff Book Group
    1:00 PM-2:00 PM
    2019-03-15

    Event Category: Adult Book Groups

    Target Audience: Adults (18+)

    The History Buff Book Group meets the 3rd Friday of each month from 1:00 to 2:00 p.m. in the library’s large meeting room.  Join us for some interesting reading and lively conversation.  No registration is required. All are welcome!  Free coffee, tea, and hot chocolate provided by the Friends of the Germantown Community Library!

    Visit our website or stop by the Reference Desk for specific dates and individual titles.

    Copies of the selected books are available at the Circulation Desk. Please bring your library card to check out a copy.

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  • Preschool Storytime
    9:30 AM-10:00 AM
    2019-03-19

    Preschool Storytime

    Event Category: Storytime

    Target Audience: Geared to 3 – 5 year olds, but children of all ages are welcome!

    Tuesdays @ 9:30 a.m. & 10:30 a.m.

    • No sign up is required, just drop in!
    • Storytime lasts about 30 minutes.
    • Storytime is followed by a craft or activity.

    Join us for stories, movement and music geared for preschoolers. Storytime is a great way to introduce growing kids to books, social interaction and lifelong learning!

    Preschool Storytime is held during specific sessions throughout the year.  Check our website for specific dates.

  • Preschool Storytime
    10:30 AM-11:00 AM
    2019-03-19

    Preschool Storytime

    Event Category: Storytime

    Target Audience: Geared to 3 – 5 year olds, but children of all ages are welcome!

    Tuesdays @ 9:30 a.m. & 10:30 a.m.

    • No sign up is required, just drop in!
    • Storytime lasts about 30 minutes.
    • Storytime is followed by a craft or activity.

    Join us for stories, movement and music geared for preschoolers. Storytime is a great way to introduce growing kids to books, social interaction and lifelong learning!

    Preschool Storytime is held during specific sessions throughout the year.  Check our website for specific dates.

  • Author Investigation
    5:00 PM-6:00 PM
    2019-03-19-2019-03-20

    Author Investigation

    Event Category: Weekly & Monthly Youth Programs

    Target Audience: Geared for ages 3 & up

    3rd Tuesdays @ 5:00 p.m.

    We will read books by the author followed by a craft related to the books we explore. Geared for ages 3 & up.

    January 15: Jan Brett

    February 19: Robert Munsch

    March 19: Dr. Seuss

    April 16: Doreen Cronin

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  • Baby/Toddler Storytime
    9:30 AM-10:00 AM
    2019-03-20

    Baby/Toddler Storytime

    Event Category: Storytime

    Target Audience: Geared for ages 2 years-old and under, but children of all ages are welcome!

    Wednesdays @ 9:30 a.m. & 10:30 a.m.

    • No sign up is required, just drop in!
    • Storytime lasts about 30 minutes.
    • Storytime is followed by playtime or an activity.

    Join us for stories, movement and music geared for babies and toddlers. Storytime is a great way to introduce growing kids to books, social interaction and lifelong learning!

    Baby/Toddler Storytime is held during specific sessions throughout the year.  Check our website for specific dates

  • Baby/Toddler Storytime
    10:30 AM-11:00 AM
    2019-03-20

    Baby/Toddler Storytime

    Event Category: Storytime

    Target Audience: Geared for ages 2 years-old and under, but children of all ages are welcome!

    Wednesdays @ 9:30 a.m. & 10:30 a.m.

    • No sign up is required, just drop in!
    • Storytime lasts about 30 minutes.
    • Storytime is followed by playtime or an activity.

    Join us for stories, movement and music geared for babies and toddlers. Storytime is a great way to introduce growing kids to books, social interaction and lifelong learning!

    Baby/Toddler Storytime is held during specific sessions throughout the year.  Check our website for specific dates

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  • Friends Book Sale
    10:00 AM-8:00 PM
    2019-03-21

    Event Category: Friends of the Germantown Library

    Target Audience: All Ages

    2018 Friends Spring Book Sale 

    We generally have over 10,000 gently used books in dozens of categories for sale at our Book Sale. We also sell audio-visual materials as well as unique donations from the community such as comic books, stamps, and records.

    Wednesday, March 20 @ 6:00 – 8:00 p.m. (Friends members only*)
    Thursday, March 21 @ 10:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.
    Friday, March 22 @ 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
    Saturday, March 23 @ 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
    Sunday, March 24 @ 12:00 p.m. to 4 p.m. ($5 bag sale)

    We welcome donations of books and materials from the community!

    *Friends members, volunteers and GCL staff may attend the social and preview night on March 20th from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. Those who join the Friends group on Wednesday evening for a membership fee starting at $10 will be able to purchase up to 20 books that evening.

  • Evening Book Group
    6:45 PM-7:45 PM
    2019-03-21

    Event Category: Adult Book Groups

    Target Audience: Adults (18+)

    The Evening Book Group meets the 3rd Thursday of each month from 6:45 to 7:45 p.m. in the library’s small meeting room.  Join us for some interesting reading and lively conversation.  No registration is required. All are welcome!  Free coffee, tea, and hot chocolate provided by the Friends of the Germantown Community Library!

    Visit our website or stop by the Reference Desk for specific dates and individual titles.

    Copies of the selected books are available at the Circulation Desk. Please bring your library card to check out a copy.

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  • Friends Book Sale
    9:00 AM-5:00 PM
    2019-03-22

    Event Category: Friends of the Germantown Library

    Target Audience: All Ages

    2018 Friends Spring Book Sale 

    We generally have over 10,000 gently used books in dozens of categories for sale at our Book Sale. We also sell audio-visual materials as well as unique donations from the community such as comic books, stamps, and records.

    Wednesday, March 20 @ 6:00 – 8:00 p.m. (Friends members only*)
    Thursday, March 21 @ 10:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.
    Friday, March 22 @ 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
    Saturday, March 23 @ 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
    Sunday, March 24 @ 12:00 p.m. to 4 p.m. ($5 bag sale)

    We welcome donations of books and materials from the community!

    *Friends members, volunteers and GCL staff may attend the social and preview night on March 20th from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. Those who join the Friends group on Wednesday evening for a membership fee starting at $10 will be able to purchase up to 20 books that evening.

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  • Friends Book Sale
    9:00 AM-4:00 PM
    2019-03-23

    Event Category: Friends of the Germantown Library

    Target Audience: All Ages

    2018 Friends Spring Book Sale 

    We generally have over 10,000 gently used books in dozens of categories for sale at our Book Sale. We also sell audio-visual materials as well as unique donations from the community such as comic books, stamps, and records.

    Wednesday, March 20 @ 6:00 – 8:00 p.m. (Friends members only*)
    Thursday, March 21 @ 10:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.
    Friday, March 22 @ 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
    Saturday, March 23 @ 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
    Sunday, March 24 @ 12:00 p.m. to 4 p.m. ($5 bag sale)

    We welcome donations of books and materials from the community!

    *Friends members, volunteers and GCL staff may attend the social and preview night on March 20th from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. Those who join the Friends group on Wednesday evening for a membership fee starting at $10 will be able to purchase up to 20 books that evening.

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  • Friends Book Sale
    12:00 PM-4:00 PM
    2019-03-24

    Event Category: Friends of the Germantown Library

    Target Audience: All Ages

    2018 Friends Spring Book Sale 

    We generally have over 10,000 gently used books in dozens of categories for sale at our Book Sale. We also sell audio-visual materials as well as unique donations from the community such as comic books, stamps, and records.

    Wednesday, March 20 @ 6:00 – 8:00 p.m. (Friends members only*)
    Thursday, March 21 @ 10:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.
    Friday, March 22 @ 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
    Saturday, March 23 @ 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
    Sunday, March 24 @ 12:00 p.m. to 4 p.m. ($5 bag sale)

    We welcome donations of books and materials from the community!

    *Friends members, volunteers and GCL staff may attend the social and preview night on March 20th from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. Those who join the Friends group on Wednesday evening for a membership fee starting at $10 will be able to purchase up to 20 books that evening.

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  • Preschool Storytime
    9:30 AM-10:00 AM
    2019-03-26

    Preschool Storytime

    Event Category: Storytime

    Target Audience: Geared to 3 – 5 year olds, but children of all ages are welcome!

    Tuesdays @ 9:30 a.m. & 10:30 a.m.

    • No sign up is required, just drop in!
    • Storytime lasts about 30 minutes.
    • Storytime is followed by a craft or activity.

    Join us for stories, movement and music geared for preschoolers. Storytime is a great way to introduce growing kids to books, social interaction and lifelong learning!

    Preschool Storytime is held during specific sessions throughout the year.  Check our website for specific dates.

  • Preschool Storytime
    10:30 AM-11:00 AM
    2019-03-26

    Preschool Storytime

    Event Category: Storytime

    Target Audience: Geared to 3 – 5 year olds, but children of all ages are welcome!

    Tuesdays @ 9:30 a.m. & 10:30 a.m.

    • No sign up is required, just drop in!
    • Storytime lasts about 30 minutes.
    • Storytime is followed by a craft or activity.

    Join us for stories, movement and music geared for preschoolers. Storytime is a great way to introduce growing kids to books, social interaction and lifelong learning!

    Preschool Storytime is held during specific sessions throughout the year.  Check our website for specific dates.

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  • Baby/Toddler Storytime
    9:30 AM-10:00 AM
    2019-03-27

    Baby/Toddler Storytime

    Event Category: Storytime

    Target Audience: Geared for ages 2 years-old and under, but children of all ages are welcome!

    Wednesdays @ 9:30 a.m. & 10:30 a.m.

    • No sign up is required, just drop in!
    • Storytime lasts about 30 minutes.
    • Storytime is followed by playtime or an activity.

    Join us for stories, movement and music geared for babies and toddlers. Storytime is a great way to introduce growing kids to books, social interaction and lifelong learning!

    Baby/Toddler Storytime is held during specific sessions throughout the year.  Check our website for specific dates

  • Baby/Toddler Storytime
    10:30 AM-11:00 AM
    2019-03-27

    Baby/Toddler Storytime

    Event Category: Storytime

    Target Audience: Geared for ages 2 years-old and under, but children of all ages are welcome!

    Wednesdays @ 9:30 a.m. & 10:30 a.m.

    • No sign up is required, just drop in!
    • Storytime lasts about 30 minutes.
    • Storytime is followed by playtime or an activity.

    Join us for stories, movement and music geared for babies and toddlers. Storytime is a great way to introduce growing kids to books, social interaction and lifelong learning!

    Baby/Toddler Storytime is held during specific sessions throughout the year.  Check our website for specific dates

  • Board Meeting
    6:00 PM-8:00 PM
    2019-03-27

    Event Category: Germantown Community Library Board

    Target Audience: Adults (18+)

    The Germantown Community Library Board of Trustees has authority over library funding and expenditures, policies and procedures, and the Library Director.  Library Board meetings are typically held on the 4th Wednesday of every month and are open to the public.

    Visit the Village of Germantown website to view monthly meeting agendas and minutes.

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  • Mystery / Thriller Book Group
    9:15 AM-10:15 AM
    2019-03-28

    Event Category: Adult Book Groups

    Target Audience: Adults (18+)

    The Mystery/Thriller Book Group generally meets the 4th Thursday of each month from 1:00 to 2:00 p.m. in the library’s large meeting room.  Join us for some interesting reading and lively conversation.  No registration is required. All are welcome!  Free coffee, tea, and hot chocolate provided by the Friends of the Germantown Community Library!

    Visit our website or stop by the Reference Desk for specific dates and individual titles.

    Copies of the selected books are available at the Circulation Desk. Please bring your library card to check out a copy.

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